2018 Mental Health and Wellbeing Survey Methodology Report
16 Aug 2019
The 2018 Mental Health and Wellbeing Survey (MHWS) Methodology Report details the procedures and protocols followed to ensure the MHWS produces high quality, robust data.
The MHWS is a nationally-representative monitor of New Zealand adults aged 15 years and over, aimed at providing regular and robust quantitative data on key mental health issues in New Zealand. The MHWS aims to assess depression rates, psychological distress rates, community-based stigma towards those suffering mental distress, social connectedness, and societal knowledge of mental health illnesses.